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Persicos Odi

Rating: 2.3

Dear Lucy, you know what my wish is, --
I hate all your Frenchified fuss:
Your silly entrées and made dishes
Were never intended for us.
No footman in lace and in ruffles
Need dangle behind my arm-chair;
And never mind seeking for truffles,
Although they be ever so rare.

But a plain leg of mutton, my Lucy,

I pr'ythee get ready at three:
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Brian Spragg 20 June 2020

I'd like it if the title of the poem (persicos odi) was translated into English.

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